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Week of June 17


Now – Aug 31…Mackinaw City Fireworks every Friday at dusk at Mackinac Bay Beach. Info: mackinaw-city.com


Now-Aug 30…Music on Main 6-8pm every Thursday at the Village at Bay Harbor. Different musicians every week. Free. Info: petoskeyarea.com

 

Now – Aug 30…Concerts on the Lawn – Thursdays at 7pm at Grand Traverse Pavilions-Traverse City. Bring a chair, or blanket. Food, Ice cream & beverages available from 5:30-7:30p, or bring your own. Info: gtpavilions.org

 

June 18… Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency in Cadillac will be hosting a workshop on Insurance and Long Term Planning to be held at 2:00 pm as part of a series of workshops on financial capability.  This workshop will be offered at 1640 Marty Paul Street in Cadillac.  To register or to find out about future workshops, please call (231) 775-9781 or visit www.nmcaa.net.

June 18… Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency in Petoskey will be hosting a workshop on Develop a Spending Plan to be held at 6:00 pm as part of a series of workshops on financial capability.  This workshop will be offered at 2240 Mitchell Park Drive, Unit A in Petoskey.  To register or to find out about future workshops, please call (231) 347-9070 or visit www.nmcaa.net.

June 19…Neighborhood Meeting from 6-8pm at the Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency-Traverse City. This month’s topic is insurance. Info: 231-947-3780

June 20-Aug 17…Concerts in the Park noon-1pm every Wednesday and Friday in Pennsylvania Park-Petoskey. Bring your lunch and enjoy free music. . In case of rain, concerts will be moved to the Crooked Tree Arts Center's Ross Stoakes Theater. Info: visitpetoskeymichigan.com


June 20-Aug 8…Evenings at the Gazebo concert series, 6:30pm Old City Park-Boyne City. Free music, bring lawn chair or blanket. Info: boynechamber.com (no concert July 4th)

 

June 21…Free & Fun Roller Thursday’s 5-6:45p at Little Bear East Arena-St Ignace. Pizza, pop, skating are all free. You can use the rink’s skates or bring your own. Info:906-430-7968


June 21-24…36th Annual Cedar Polka Fest. Enjoy family-friendly entertainment, games, a parade, tribute to vets, children's activities, plenty of dancing and good-old Polish food and fun! Thursday: 5 PM - 11 PM; Friday: 5 PM - Midnight; Saturday: 2 PM - Midnight; Sunday: 1 - 4 PM. Info: traversecity.com


June 22-23…Bishop Baraga Garage Sale 8a-3p-Cheboygan. Hot dogs & soda sale and collecting returnables also. Proceed benefit the 7th grade trip to Washington DC. Info: 231-627-5608

 

June 22-23…22nd Annual Antiques on the Bay Car Show-St. Ignace Public Marina. Featuring original and restored classic and antique vehicles on display along the downtown waterfront.  Mackinac Bridge Rally line up at 4:30 at welcome center in Mackinaw City, reception 6-8p at the marina-St. Ignace. Sat 9a-4p cars on display. Info: saintigance.org


June 22-24…Lumberjack Festival-Wolverine. Live music, parade, chicken dinner, duck race, horseshoe tournament, games, arts & crafts and more. Info: wolvernelumberjackfestival.org


June 23-24…20th Annual Summer Art Show-East Park, Charlevoix. Features a mix of fine art and fine crafts. Sat 10-5p, Sun 10-3p. Info: charlevoix.org


June 23-24…Friends of the Library 19th Annual Summer Book Sale at the Charlevoix Public Library. Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5p.  You will find fiction and nonfiction in hard and soft covers. There are CD’s and DVD’s along with rare and collectible books. Info: charlevoix.org


June 23…Black Mountain Blast 5K/10K Trail Race and 5K Walk. 8am at the trailhead across from the Bluffs Restaurant on Black Lake-Cheboygan. Info: cheboygan.com


June 23…20th Annual Bay Harbor Foundation Vintage Car and Boat Festival. 10a parade of cars, 12:15 Steel Drum Band. Free admission, free parking. Info: bayharborfoundation.org


Week of June 24


June 24…Vintage Antique Show 11-3p at Alden Depot. Info: mancelonachamber.com


June 24…Swiss Steak Dinner 4:30-7pm at the Bellaire Masonic Lodge. Held the last Sunday of each month. Includes:  Vegetable, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Cole Slaw, Dinner Rolls, Hot or Cold Drinks and Dessert.  Eat in or Take Out.  $10 person. For more information 231-377-7156. Proceeds to help with scholarship activities and their help to the community.


June 24…Cheboygan VFW Post 3623 Veteran’s Golf Scramble at the Cheboygan Golf & Country Club. 2pm shotgun start, 4 person scramble. Door prizes & food. $45 entry. Info: 231-627-4264


June 26-30…East Jordan Freedom Festival. Food, music, carnival, outdoor movie, kids games, parade, petting zoo, fireworks and more! Info: eastjordanfreedomfestival.org


June 28-July 1…Waterways Festival-Cheboygan. Pancake breakfast, kids day in Washington Park, live music, lighthouse tours, wooden boat show, open water challenge and more. Info: cheboygan.com


June 28-Aug 30…Summer Concert Series 7-8pm in Washington Park-Cheboygan. *Rain location-Festival Square. Free. Info: 800-968-3302


June 28-30…St. Ignace Car Show Weekend-Downtown and Little Bear East Arena. Cruise night, Down Memory Lane Parade, live music, swap meet and more. Info: saintignace.org


June 29-July 1…We Are Patriot Veteran Benefit at Many Rivers Church-Kalakska. Fri: Family fun night 5-7p, hot dogs, root beer floats, bounce house and more. Sat: 11-1:30 free BBQ, prizes, bounce house, motorcycle ride and more. Sun: 9am free pancake breakfast. Info: 231-384-0177


June 29-Aug 31…Music in the Park every Friday from 7-9pm at G.M. Dame Marinea Park-Northport. Bring a chair or blanket and snacks. Free. Info: northportomenachamber.org


June 30…5th Annual “Stars, Stripes, and Splatter” 5K Run to benefit Habitat For Humanity Grand Traverse Region. Begins at 10am at Grand Traverse Resort – Traverse City. Racers are encouraged to wear patriotic clothing or to collect red, white, and blue splatters on their T-shirt provided with race registration. A prize will be awarded for the Best Dressed Runner as well as the Fastest Male and Female Runners.The entry fee is $35 from June 1 to June 30, and $40 on the day of the race if space remains. Registration for children 12 and under is free with adult entry. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult and must preregister. Race registration is open through Thursday, June 29, at 10:00 p.m. Info: starsstripesandsplatter.com


June 30…Red Kettle Fun Run/Walk 8am start & finish at the Salvation Army on Main St. – Cheboygan. $25 person, $20 person in groups of 5 or more, Kids 10 & under free. T-shirt guaranteed if registration is paid by June 15. Benefits the Cheboygan County Salvation Army. Info: cheboygan.com


June 30…22 2 None Fundraiser-Canvas & Sip 5:30-9pm at the Gaylord Bowling Center. $50. "Paint, Sip and Smile is a painting session where you follow step by step instructions in a relaxing atmosphere. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! All supplies are provided and you leave with a one of a kind painting! Sign Up:  https://paintsipsmile.com/collections/up-coming/products/22-2-none-fundraiser


Jun 30-July 7…National Cherry Festival-Traverse City. Concerts, games, parades, carnival, picnics, fireworks, and much more! Info: cherryfestival.org
July 2018

July 1…Traverse City Arts & Crafts Fair 10-7pm on Union Street. More than 100 artists from across the Midwest will offer unique hand –crafted items and art. Info: traversecity.com

July 4…Mackinaw Women’s Club 4th of July Strawberry Social 12:30-4:30pm at the Mackinaw City Marina. Info: mackinawomansclub.org


July 3-4…Boyne City 4th of July Festival. Soap Box Derby, parade, fireworks, bounce houses, arts & crafts, live music, raft race and more! Info: boyne4thofjuly.com

July 4-Aug 12…Great Lakes Equestrian Festival. See nationally and internationally rated hunter and jumper competitions and classic equestrian competitions for children, juniors, adults and amateur-owner riders. Each week, the Festival will also hold classes for young horses, open jumper classes and professional hunter derbies, culminating every Sunday with a Grand Prix show jumping competition. Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wed-Sat. Gates Wed-Sat 9a-5p, Sun noon-5p. Info: greatlakesequestrianfestival.com

July 6-Aug 10…Petoskey Rocks – every Friday from 6-10 downtown. Free carriage rides, ghost walk, movie in the park at dusk. Info: petoskeydowntown.com

July 7-Sept 1…Music on Mullett every Saturday 1-4pm at Mullett Lake Marina. Free. Info: cheboygan.com

July 7 – Sept 2…Fireworks over Moran Bay-St. Igance. Every Saturday at dusk. Info: saintignace.org

July 10-14…Gaylord Alpenfest. Carnival, live music, games, parade, arts & crafts, and more! Info: gaylordalpenfest.com

July 10…Summer Celebration Concert 7-8:30pm in Triangle Park-downtown Mancelona, featuring the Petoskey Steel Drum Band. Free. Info: mancelonachamber.org

July 13-15…St Ignace Heritage Days. Workshops, authors, music, dancers, demonstrations, and more at Fort de Buade Museum and the Museum of Ojibaw Culture. Info: saintignace.org

July 14-15…50th Annual Charlevoix Art & Craft Show-East Park. 10a-6p Sat, 10-4p Sun. Free. Info: charlevoix.org

July 15…Bands on the Beach 7pm at Devoe Beach-Indian River. Free admission. Info: irchamber.com

July 18…48th Annual Glen Lake Women’s Club Art Fair 10-4pm at the Glen Arbor Township Hall. Over 100 artists will exhibit their works; lunch available. Proceeds benefit the Women’s Club scholarship fund. Info: traversecity.com

July 18-22…Indian River Summerfest. Lobsterfest, beach bash, kids activities, rubber duck race, ice cream social, live music, cruise night, sand drag races and more! Info: irchamber.com

July 20…Street Legends Car Show 6:30-9:30pm. Cruise around Lake Charlevoix followed by live music in East Park. Info: charlevoix.org

July 21…5th Annual Mustang Car Show 1-10pm Mackinaw City. Family fun, food, live music and parade. Info: 800-666-0160

July 21-28…Charlevoix Venetian Festival.

July 27-28…Downtown Cheboygan Music Festival. Live entertainment with The Brewhouse Band, Tommy K & The Rock Show, Charlie Reager, Owen James Trio, Lara Fullford, Oh Brother Big Sister, Evan Archambo, Jon Archambault Band and the Drew Hale Band. Free admission. Festival Square.

July 28-28…Rockin Rivertown Ride. Poker Run, Rolling Thunder Parade, Motorcycle Show.

July 28…Meet the Mackinaw! Enjoy a fun and educational time aboard the Mighty Mackinaw. Ship tours will include former crewmembers, active Coast Guard personnel and special guests. There will be fun, nautical games and activities for the kids and a hot dog roast lunch will start at noon. General admission ticket required. Info: 231-436-5574

Ongoing

Help is available for Michigan homeowners to avoid foreclosure through Step Forward Michigan. Questions, call Lindsey 231-582-6436

TFN…Openings are available in the NEMCSA Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Volunteer Programs. Applicants must be over 55, income eligible and have reliable transportation. Info: 877-222-9043

Northern Care Center is a free medical center for the Cheboygan community that is struggling for health care.  Please call to schedule an appointment at 231-333-3019. They are located on the corner of State and Water Street in Cheboygan. Walk in clinic 1 & 3rd Tuesday, 10am register by 4pm. By appt 2 & 4th Thursday from 10a-2pm. Feb 28 10-2p by appt. March 9 10-2 by appt.

Ongoing: Raven Hill Discovery Center opens to families for free the second Saturday each month. No groups or organizations. Open noon-4 p.m. Raven Hill is located at 4737 Fuller Rd., East Jordan. (231) 536-3369 or www.ravenhilldiscoverycenter.org.

Ongoing…The Cheboygan Parkinson Support Group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 1pm (starting in August) at the Cheboygan Campus of McLaren Northern Michigan, 3rd Floor Conference room. Free to attend. For more info: 231-445-1595

Every Monday the Indian River Kiwanis Club meets at pm at Vivio’s Restaurant. The public is invited. Info: 231-290-0044


Ongoing…First & 3rd Friday each month 6:30-8:30 Dance Class at the Area Seniors Inc Activity Center on Maple St-Bellaire. Learn and practice ballroom dance steps like the Waltz, Two-step, and Swing. Join in on Contra and Square Dances too. No experience. $5. Info:bellairechamber.com

TFN…Second Tuesday of every month – Cancer support group meets at the Salvation Army community room in Cheboygan at 7pm. Info: 231-537-2277

TFN…First Thursday of every month- Learn the medical aspects of cannabis 6:30-7:30p at the Cheboygan Library.

TFN…Every Saturday 10a-2pm Indoor Farmers Market at the Village at Grand Traverse Common-Traverse City. Free admission. Great local fare, Farm fresh eggs, fish, meats, milk, and cheese; fruits and veggies; homemade breads, pasta, and sweet treats; honey, preserves, maple syrup and MORE!. Info: thevillagetc.com

TFN…The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan would like to remind you that screening and early detection of breast and cervical cancer saves lives.  Visit www.itcmi.org/healthcenters today.

First Thursday of each month, the Munson Grief Support Group meets from noon-1p in conference room B at Munson Heathcare Charlevoix Hospital. No charge. Info: 231-547-8569

TFN…Free arts & crafts for all school aged kids from noon-3pm on the second Saturday of the month at the Gaylord Area Council for the Arts. Offering fun and original projects for each session. 125 E. Main-Gaylord. Info: 989-732-3242

 

June 7 – Aug 30…Concerts on the Lawn – Thursdays at 7pm at Grand Traverse Pavilions-Traverse City. Bring a chair, or blanket. Food, Ice cream & beverages available from 5:30-7:30p, or bring your own. Info: gtpavilions.org

 

June 7 & 21…Free & Fun Roller Thursday’s 5-6:45p at Little Bear East Arena-St Ignace. Pizza, pop, skating are all free. You can use the rink’s skates or bring your own. Info:906-430-7968

 

June 8…Gold Mine North Resale Shop summer open house 5-8pm. Free hot dogs, beverages and chips, plus instore specials and door prizes. Supports the Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan. Info: 231-347-0067

 

June 8-9…Crooked Tree Arts Center School of Ballet will present “Sleeping Beauty” at the Harbor Springs Performing Arts Center. 7pm Friday, 1pm and 7pm Saturday. Adults $10, students $5, reserved $25. Info: 231-347-4337

 

June 8-Sept 7…Stroll The Streets 6-9pm downtown Boyne City. Music, entertainment, kids activities, and more. Info: boynechamber.com

 

June 8-17…Lilac Festival-Mackinac Island. Festivities include the coronation of the Lilac Festival Queen and Court, Lilac Festival 10K, horse drawn carriage tours, numerous concerts, wine tastings, “A Taste of Mackinac” Culinary Event, Mackinac Island Dog and Pony Show, the Lilac Festival Grand Parade (June 17) and so much more. Info: mackinacisland.org

 

June 9…Drive 4 UR School event 10-2pm at the Cheboygan Ice Pavilion. For every test drive completed, Ford Motor Company, will donate $20. For a second test drive of the Ford EcoSport FMC will donate 10 more dollars. You must be 18 or older to test drive with a valid driver's license. Proceeds benefit the Cheboygan Chiefs. Info: 231-627-5673

 

June 9…Leland Wine & Food Festival noon-6p Leland Harbor. Local wines and brews, food, live music and more. $15 advance/$25 day of. Info: 231-833-1133

 

June 9… Free Boater Safety Class 8:30-4pm at the FOE-Cheboygan for 12yrs and older. Lunch is provided. Pre-registration required. Info: 231-627-8883

 

 

June 9…Kid’s Fishing Day 10a-2pm at Castle Rock Fishing Ponds-St. Ignace. Kids and adults alike can try their hand at fishing at the Castle Rock Ponds from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Kids 16 & under will receive prizes for participating. Hot dogs and other refreshments will be provided. Free. Info: saintignace.org

 

June 9…Flea Market/garage sale/bake sale/craft sale 9a-5pm at the Millersburg Eagles. Info: 989-733-4152

 

June 9…The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America’s Midwest Winds will present at concert at The Opera House-Cheboygan at 7:30pm. Admission is free, tickets not required. Info: 618-299-8133

 

June 9…Leelanau Children’s Choir & Youth Ensemble performs at 7:30pm in the Northport Auditorium. Info: leelanauchildrenschoir.org

 

June 9…St. Helen 3rd Annual “No Snow Fun Run” at the Richfield Township Park starting at 11am. Show & shine, door prizes, lunch, 50/50 and more. Info: 989-389-4871

 

June 9 & 10…Free fishing weekend in Michigan!

 

June 9…2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk at 8:30am at Gladwin High School to benefit the Gladwin Cross-Country program. $20, includes a t-shirt.

 

June 9-10…Big Mac Shoreline Spring Scenic Bike Tour. Choose a 25, 50, 70 or 85 mile option. Info: 231-436-5574

 

Week of June 10

 

June 10…Opioid Awareness Event 6:30-8pm at Advent Lutheran Church-Lake Ann. Presentation on the Opioid Epidemic, discussion panel, documentary “Predator & Prey” Opioids Savage Effect on Our Community. Free. Info: 231-645-1735

 

June 10…Fundraiser  for the St. Helen Fireworks 1-5pm at The Cedar Inn-St. Helen. $8 all you can eat.

 

 

June 10…Back to the Bricks Car Show 4-8pm downtown Petoskey. See an amazing collection of specialty cars, hear some good tunes! Info: petoskeyarea.com

 

June 10… Antrim County Community Choir Annual Americana Concert at 4:00 p.m. Bellaire High School Performing Arts Auditorium. Free-will offering will be accepted to benefit the Susie Hutchings Memorial Music Scholarship. Choir to perform favorite Patriotic, Americana, and Pop music selections in addition to special music as presented by local groups AND the 2018 music scholarship winners! Info: bellairechamber.com

 

June 11… Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency homeowner workshop.  This two day workshop on Homebuyer Education will be held on Monday, June 11 and Wednesday, June 13 starting at 5:30 pm each night.  JThe workshops will be offered at 2240 Mitchell Park Drive, Unit A in Petoskey.  To register or to find out about future workshops please call (231) 347-9070 or visit www.nmcaa.net.

 

June 11…Back to the Bricks Car Show 5-9pm downtown St. Igance. Come check out the vehicles and enjoy music provided by a local DJ, and hand around for the auction for a photo of the Mackinac Bridge crossing! Info: saintignace.org

 

June 11…Mackinaw Area Historical Society’s monthly educational program will feature Dr. Sandra Planisek & James Tamlyn at the Mackinaw Area Public Library-Mackinaw City at 7pm. Admission is free.  Info: 231-436-5626

 

June 12…American Red Cross Blood Drive noon-5:45 at the Knights of Columbus-Cheboygan. Info: redcrossblood.org

 

June 12…Cheboygan Lioness annual meeting at the Eagles Club. Dinner 6pm, meeting at 7pm. Info: 231-627-5465

 

June 13… Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency in Cadillac will be hosting a workshop on Improving Credit Ratios and Savings to be held at 9:00 am as part of a series of workshops on financial capability.  Credit is your reputation as a borrower and non-traditional credit can be dangerous if used poorly.  This workshop will be offered at 1640 Marty Paul Street in Cadillac.  To register or to find out about future workshops, please call (231) 775-9781 or visit www.nmcaa.net.

 

June 14…Charlevoix Summer Open House 4-8pm downtown. Great deals, prize drawings, refreshments, musicians and more. Info: charlevoix.org

 

June 14…Yappy Hour 4:30-6:30pm at Pier 33-Cheboygan. Tickets $30. Door prizes, appetizers and free engraved wine glass. Proceeds benefit the Northern Michigan Animal Rescue Network. Seating is limited. Info: 231-238-7297

 

June 14-15… The St. Mary's-St. Charles Task Force is having their annual Rummage Sale at the church grounds on South D Street in Cheboygan. Donation drop-off day is June 13th. Proceeds used for church improvements. (231) 627-2105.

 

June 14-15…Rummage Sale at St. Mary/St. Charles Church-Cheboygan. 9am-3pm. Info: 231-27-2105

 

June 15… The Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace is having their 5th Annual Community Carnival, 4pm-7pm behind the Mackinac Straits Hospital. The public is welcome with plenty of games, prizes, food and fun for the whole family! Proceeds help the Evergreen Activities Fund. (906) 643-0462.

 

June 15-16…Hot Cars & Cool Crafts, downtown Cheboygan. Fri 2-8pm, Sat 10-4p. Info: cheboygan.com

 

June 15-16…38th Annual Pig Roast in Ellsworth. Pig roast, parade, kids games, horse pull, water slide, ice cream social, outdoor movie, benefit concert, fireworks and more. Info: 231-588-6118

 

June 16…Antrim County Snowmobile Clue 20th Annual Golf Scramble 9a-4p at Deer Run Golf Club-Lakes of the North. $65 per golfer. Team awards, skins game, raffles, door prizes and more. Proceeds benefit Kids Special Olympics, Wertz Warriors, Local Food Pantries and local charities. Includes 18 holes of golf, cart, BBQ Lunch & golf balls. Info: 810-392-3169

 

June 16…Annual Family Fun Day 11-4pm at Green Lake Township Memorial Park-Interlochen. Enjoy food, games, bounce houses, karaoke, face painting & much more. For further info call the Interlochen Chamber at 231-276-7141.

 

June 16…Cherrypalooza 4-10pm at Cherry Republic Brewing Company-Glen Arbor. Unique cherry beers, traditional craft brews, wine, cider, street food, entertainment and dancing. Proceeds benefit the Leelanau Conservancy’s Palmer Woods Trail Expansion. Info: traversecity.com

 

June 16…Youth of Cheboygan Summer Fun Fain 5:30-7:30pm at Hayward Hall-Cheboygan. For ages 3rd-12th grade. Games, music, crafts, dancing, snacks and more. Free. Info: 920-362-9637

 

June 16…Frankfort Craft Fair 10-4p downtown. Info: visitbenzie.com

 

June 16…Antiques and Collectibles 9-4pm under the Pavilion-Gaylord.  Info: gaylordmichigan.net

 

June 16…Taste of the North 11-2pm at the Little Traverse History Museum-Petoskey. Culinary delights, entertainment and activities for the entire family. Petting zoo, family games, silent auction. $2 per taste. Info: petoskeymuseum.org

 

June 16…Collars for a Cause 10-1p at Dave Kring Chevrolet Cadillac in Petoskey. Find a new furry friend from the Little Traverse Bay Humane Society and Dave Kring will pay $50 toward the adoption Fee. Refreshments, prizes and more! Info: ltbhs.com

 

June 16…3rd Annual Beautiful Blessing Fashion Show 10-noon at the Moorestown/Stittsville UM Church. Bring clothing or items you have made and model them for others to see.  Also if you have vintage clothing or items bring them for others to see.  There are a few models who can wear other peoples items for them.  If you have questions please call Heather at (231) 229-2062.

 

June 16…Suds & Sun Festival 2-8pm at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons-Traverse City. Craft brews, wine, cider, local food, two live music stages, and more. 21+. Info: sudsandsuntc.com

 

June 16-17…Wings Over Northern Michigan – Gaylord Regional Airport. Features both civilian and military aircraft acrobatics and combat demonstrations that draw the eye skyward for almost three full hours.  Gates open at 9am. Weekend pass: $20 adults/ Kids 6-12 $18, kids under 5 free. Daily gate pass $12 adults/$10 Kids 6-12. Under 5 free. Info: wingsovernorthernmichigan.org

 

June 16-17…24th Annual Sand Digs Volleyball Tournament at Petoskey State Park. Join in the fun and chances to win cash and prizes at the longest running Beach Volleyball Tournament in northern Michigan! Saturday, June 16 @ 9:00 AM – Men’s & Women’s Doubles and Sunday, June 17 @ 9:00 AM – Co-ed Doubles. Info: petoskeyarea.com

 

Week of June 17

 

June 18… Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency in Cadillac will be hosting a workshop on Insurance and Long Term Planning to be held at 2:00 pm as part of a series of workshops on financial capability.  This workshop will be offered at 1640 Marty Paul Street in Cadillac.  To register or to find out about future workshops, please call (231) 775-9781 or visit www.nmcaa.net.

 

June 18… Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency in Petoskey will be hosting a workshop on Develop a Spending Plan to be held at 6:00 pm as part of a series of workshops on financial capability.  This workshop will be offered at 2240 Mitchell Park Drive, Unit A in Petoskey.  To register or to find out about future workshops, please call (231) 347-9070 or visit www.nmcaa.net.

 

June 19…Neighborhood Meeting from 6-8pm at the Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency-Traverse City. This month’s topic is insurance. Info: 231-947-3780

 

June 20-Aug 17…Concerts in the Park noon-1pm every Wednesday and Friday in Pennsylvania Park-Petoskey. Bring your lunch and enjoy free music. . In case of rain, concerts will be moved to the Crooked Tree Arts Center's Ross Stoakes Theater. Info: visitpetoskeymichigan.come

 

June 20-Aug 8…Evenings at the Gazebo concert series, 6:30pm Old City Park-Boyne City. Free music, bring lawn chair or blanket. Info: boynechamber.com (no concert July 4th)

 

June 21-24…36th Annual Cedar Polka Fest. Enjoy family-friendly entertainment, games, a parade, tribute to vets, children's activities, plenty of dancing and good-old Polish food and fun! Thursday: 5 PM - 11 PM; Friday: 5 PM - Midnight; Saturday: 2 PM - Midnight; Sunday: 1 - 4 PM. Info: traversecity.com

 

June 22-23…Bishop Baraga Garage Sale 8a-3p-Cheboygan. Hot dogs & soda sale and collecting returnables also. Proceed benefit the 7th grade trip to Washington DC. Info: 231-627-5608

 

June 22-23…22nd Annual Antiques on the Bay Car Show-St. Ignace Public Marina. Featuring original and restored classic and antique vehicles on display along the downtown waterfront.  Mackinac Bridge Rally line up at 4:30 at welcome center in Mackinaw City, reception 6-8p at the marina-St. Ignace. Sat 9a-4p cars on display. Info: saintigance.org

 

June 22-24…Lumberjack Festival-Wolverine. Live music, parade, chicken dinner, duck race, horseshoe tournament, games, arts & crafts and more. Info: wolvernelumberjackfestival.org

 

June 23-24…20th Annual Summer Art Show-East Park, Charlevoix. Features a mix of fine art and fine crafts. Sat 10-5p, Sun 10-3p. Info: charlevoix.org

 

June 23-24…Friends of the Library 19th Annual Summer Book Sale at the Charlevoix Public Library. Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5p.  You will find fiction and nonfiction in hard and soft covers. There are CD’s and DVD’s along with rare and collectible books. Info: charlevoix.org

 

June 23…Black Mountain Blast 5K/10K Trail Race and 5K Walk. 8am at the trailhead across from the Bluffs Restaurant on Black Lake-Cheboygan. Info: cheboygan.com

 

June 23…20th Annual Bay Harbor Foundation Vintage Car and Boat Festival. 10a parade of cars, 12:15 Steel Drum Band. Free admission, free parking. Info: bayharborfoundation.org

 

Week of June 24

 

June 24…Vintage Antique Show 11-3p at Alden Depot. Info: mancelonachamber.com

 

June 24…Swiss Steak Dinner 4:30-7pm at the Bellaire Masonic Lodge. Held the last Sunday of each month. Includes:  Vegetable, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Cole Slaw, Dinner Rolls, Hot or Cold Drinks and Dessert.  Eat in or Take Out.  $10 person. For more information 231-377-7156. Proceeds to help with scholarship activities and their help to the community.

 

 

June 24…Cheboygan VFW Post 3623 Veteran’s Golf Scramble at the Cheboygan Golf & Country Club. 2pm shotgun start, 4 person scramble. Door prizes & food. $45 entry. Info: 231-627-4264

 

June 26-30…East Jordan Freedom Festival. Food, music, carnival, outdoor movie, kids games, parade, petting zoo, fireworks and more! Info: eastjordanfreedomfestival.org

 

June 28-July 1…Waterways Festival-Cheboygan. Pancake breakfast, kids day in Washington Park, live music, lighthouse tours, wooden boat show, open water challenge and more. Info: cheboygan.com

 

June 28-Aug 30…Summer Concert Series 7-8pm in Washington Park-Cheboygan. *Rain location-Festival Square. Free. Info: 800-968-3302

 

June 28-30…St. Ignace Car Show Weekend-Downtown and Little Bear East Arena. Cruise night, Down Memory Lane Parade, live music, swap meet and more. Info: saintignace.org

 

June 29-July 1…We Are Patriot Veteran Benefit at Many Rivers Church-Kalakska. Fri: Family fun night 5-7p, hot dogs, root beer floats, bounce house and more. Sat: 11-1:30 free BBQ, prizes, bounce house, motorcycle ride and more. Sun: 9am free pancake breakfast. Info: 231-384-0177

 

June 29-Aug 31…Music in the Park every Friday from 7-9pm at G.M. Dame Marinea Park-Northport. Bring a chair or blanket and snacks. Free. Info: northportomenachamber.org

 

June 30…5th Annual “Stars, Stripes, and Splatter” 5K Run to benefit Habitat For Humanity Grand Traverse Region. Begins at 10am at Grand Traverse Resort – Traverse City. Racers are encouraged to wear patriotic clothing or to collect red, white, and blue splatters on their T-shirt provided with race registration. A prize will be awarded for the Best Dressed Runner as well as the Fastest Male and Female Runners.The entry fee is $35 from June 1 to June 30, and $40 on the day of the race if space remains. Registration for children 12 and under is free with adult entry. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult and must preregister. Race registration is open through Thursday, June 29, at 10:00 p.m. Info: starsstripesandsplatter.com

 

June 30…Red Kettle Fun Run/Walk 8am start & finish at the Salvation Army on Main St. – Cheboygan. $25 person, $20 person in groups of 5 or more, Kids 10 & under free. T-shirt guaranteed if registration is paid by June 15. Benefits the Cheboygan County Salvation Army. Info: cheboygan.com

 

June 30…22 2 None Fundraiser-Canvas & Sip 5:30-9pm at the Gaylord Bowling Center. $50. "Paint, Sip and Smile is a painting session where you follow step by step instructions in a relaxing atmosphere. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! All supplies are provided and you leave with a one of a kind painting! Sign Up:  https://paintsipsmile.com/collections/up-coming/products/22-2-none-fundraiser

 

Jun 30-July 7…National Cherry Festival-Traverse City. Concerts, games, parades, carnival, picnics, fireworks, and much more! Info: cherryfestival.org

 

July 2018

 

July 1…Traverse City Arts & Crafts Fair 10-7pm on Union Street. More than 100 artists from across the Midwest will offer unique hand –crafted items and art. Info: traversecity.com

 

July 4…Mackinaw Women’s Club 4th of July Strawberry Social 12:30-4:30pm at the Mackinaw City Marina. Info: mackinawomansclub.org

 

July 3-4…Boyne City 4th of July Festival. Soap Box Derby, parade, fireworks, bounce houses, arts & crafts, live music, raft race and more! Info: boyne4thofjuly.com

 

July 4-Aug 12…Great Lakes Equestrian Festival. See nationally and internationally rated hunter and jumper competitions and classic equestrian competitions for children, juniors, adults and amateur-owner riders. Each week, the Festival will also hold classes for young horses, open jumper classes and professional hunter derbies, culminating every Sunday with a Grand Prix show jumping competition. Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wed-Sat. Gates Wed-Sat 9a-5p, Sun noon-5p. Info: greatlakesequestrianfestival.com

 

July 6-Aug 10…Petoskey Rocks – every Friday from 6-10 downtown. Free carriage rides, ghost walk, movie in the park at dusk. Info: petoskeydowntown.com

 

July 7-Sept 1…Music on Mullett every Saturday 1-4pm at Mullett Lake Marina. Free. Info: cheboygan.com

 

July 7 – Sept 2…Fireworks over Moran Bay-St. Igance. Every Saturday at dusk. Info: saintignace.org

 

July 10-14…Gaylord Alpenfest. Carnival, live music, games, parade, arts & crafts, and more! Info: gaylordalpenfest.com

 

July 10…Summer Celebration Concert 7-8:30pm in Triangle Park-downtown Mancelona, featuring the Petoskey Steel Drum Band. Free. Info: mancelonachamber.org

 

July 13-15…St Ignace Heritage Days. Workshops, authors, music, dancers, demonstrations, and more at Fort de Buade Museum and the Museum of Ojibaw Culture. Info: saintignace.org

 

July 14-15…50th Annual Charlevoix Art & Craft Show-East Park. 10a-6p Sat, 10-4p Sun. Free. Info: charlevoix.org

 

July 15…Bands on the Beach 7pm at Devoe Beach-Indian River. Free admission. Info: irchamber.com

 

July 18…48th Annual Glen Lake Women’s Club Art Fair 10-4pm at the Glen Arbor Township Hall. Over 100 artists will exhibit their works; lunch available. Proceeds benefit the Women’s Club scholarship fund. Info: traversecity.com

 

July 18-22…Indian River Summerfest. Lobsterfest, beach bash, kids activities, rubber duck race, ice cream social, live music, cruise night, sand drag races and more! Info: irchamber.com

 

July 20…Street Legends Car Show 6:30-9:30pm. Cruise around Lake Charlevoix followed by live music in East Park. Info: charlevoix.org

 

July 21…5th Annual Mustang Car Show 1-10pm Mackinaw City. Family fun, food, live music and parade. Info: 800-666-0160

 

July 21-28…Charlevoix Venetian Festival.

 

July 27-28…Downtown Cheboygan Music Festival. Live entertainment with The Brewhouse Band, Tommy K & The Rock Show, Charlie Reager, Owen James Trio, Lara Fullford, Oh Brother Big Sister, Evan Archambo, Jon Archambault Band and the Drew Hale Band. Free admission. Festival Square.

 

July 28-28…Rockin Rivertown Ride. Poker Run, Rolling Thunder Parade, Motorcycle Show.

 

July 28…Meet the Mackinaw! Enjoy a fun and educational time aboard the Mighty Mackinaw. Ship tours will include former crewmembers, active Coast Guard personnel and special guests. There will be fun, nautical games and activities for the kids and a hot dog roast lunch will start at noon. General admission ticket required. Info: 231-436-5574

 

Ongoing

 

Help is available for Michigan homeowners to avoid foreclosure through Step Forward Michigan. Questions, call Lindsey 231-582-6436

 

TFN…Openings are available in the NEMCSA Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Volunteer Programs. Applicants must be over 55, income eligible and have reliable transportation. Info: 877-222-9043

 

Northern Care Center is a free medical center for the Cheboygan community that is struggling for health care.  Please call to schedule an appointment at 231-333-3019. They are located on the corner of State and Water Street in Cheboygan. Walk in clinic 1 & 3rd Tuesday, 10am register by 4pm. By appt 2 & 4th Thursday from 10a-2pm. Feb 28 10-2p by appt. March 9 10-2 by appt.

 

Ongoing: Raven Hill Discovery Center opens to families for free the second Saturday each month. No groups or organizations. Open noon-4 p.m. Raven Hill is located at 4737 Fuller Rd., East Jordan. (231) 536-3369 or www.ravenhilldiscoverycenter.org.

 

Ongoing…The Cheboygan Parkinson Support Group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 1pm (starting in August) at the Cheboygan Campus of McLaren Northern Michigan, 3rd Floor Conference room. Free to attend. For more info: 231-445-1595

 

Every Monday the Indian River Kiwanis Club meets at pm at Vivio’s Restaurant. The public is invited. Info: 231-290-0044

 

Ongoing…First & 3rd Friday each month 6:30-8:30 Dance Class at the Area Seniors Inc Activity Center on Maple St-Bellaire. Learn and practice ballroom dance steps like the Waltz, Two-step, and Swing. Join in on Contra and Square Dances too. No experience. $5. Info: bellairechamber.com

 

TFN…Second Tuesday of every month – Cancer support group meets at the Salvation Army community room in Cheboygan at 7pm. Info: 231-537-2277

 

TFN…First Thursday of every month- Learn the medical aspects of cannabis 6:30-7:30p at the Cheboygan Library.

 

TFN…Every Saturday 10a-2pm Indoor Farmers Market at the Village at Grand Traverse Common-Traverse City. Free admission. Great local fare, Farm fresh eggs, fish, meats, milk, and cheese; fruits and veggies; homemade breads, pasta, and sweet treats; honey, preserves, maple syrup and MORE!. Info: thevillagetc.com

 

TFN…The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan would like to remind you that screening and early detection of breast and cervical cancer saves lives.  Visit www.itcmi.org/healthcenters today.

 

First Thursday of each month, the Munson Grief Support Group meets from noon-1p in conference room B at Munson Heathcare Charlevoix Hospital. No charge. Info: 231-547-8569

 

TFN…Free arts & crafts for all school aged kids from noon-3pm on the second Saturday of the month at the Gaylord Area Council for the Arts. Offering fun and original projects for each session. 125 E. Main-Gaylord. Info: 989-732-3242

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